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  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this two-part CPDcast series Richard Furlong from 25 Bedford Row provides a comprehensive update of changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2013, the Consolidated Criminal Practice Direction and the Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2013 which take account of the European Directive (2010/64/EU) on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how CPR Part 6 which deals with investigation orders and warrants has changed;
  • Understand changes to the old rules concerning committal proceedings;
  • Know how the process of preparing for trial in the crown court has changed;
  • Understand key changes to the rules concerning extradition cases ;
  • Know how the rules concerning the treatment of vulnerable witnesses have changed;
  • Be aware of changes to service of appeal notices;
  • Know what changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules are expected in April 2014.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Contempt of Court Act 1981;
  • Criminal Practice Direction [2013] EWCA Crim 1631;
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2013;
  • Data Protection Act 1988;
  • Directive 2010/64/EU – Right to interpretation and translation;
  • Extradition Act 2003;
  • Protection of Freedoms Act 2012;
  • R (Austen) v Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police [2011] EWHC 3385 (Admin);
  • R v Cox [2012] EWCA Crim 549;
  • R v Erskine and Williams [2009] EWCA Crim 1425;
  • R (Guardian News & Media) v Westminster Magistrates [2012] EWCA Civ 420;
  • R v Zinga and Pillai [2012] EWCA Crim 2357;
  • Redknapp v Commissioner of the City of London Police [2009] 1 WLR 2091;
  • www.advocatesgateway.org/toolkit.
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In this CPDcast series, Richard Furlong from 25 Bedford Row provides a helpful overview of changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2013, the Consolidated Criminal Practice Direction and the Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2013.

Date Recorded: 31st October 2013

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